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for stephen colbert. today he returned the favor testifying before a house subcommittee in character as a faux commentator. not the strangest thing that's ever happened on capitol hill, but close. congressional correspondent nancy cordes was there. >> reporter: with stephen colbert at the witness table, this congressional hearing felt more like open mic night. >> i certainly hope that my star power can bump this hearing all the way up to c-span 1. >> reporter: the fake conservative t.v. host was invited to testify about the plight of migrant farm workers after he accepted a challenge on his show. >> i'll do it. >> reporter: to spend a day packing corn or picking beans. >> are there any beans in the shade? when you're picking beans you have to spend all day bending over, it turns out-- and i did not know this-- most soil is at ground level. if we can put a man on the moon, why can't we make the earth waist high? >> does one day in the field make you an expert witness? >> i believe one day of me studying anything makes me an expert. >> it's standing room only in there right now. >> reporter: out
to be up to every detail. bill: and, stephen hayes and marion marsh are coming up to debate the topic you are talking about. stay tuned for that great panel and a big issue here, in the meantime, voters waiting to see what congress does about the expiring tax cuts, both parties divided over whether or not to extend them, to all americans, and, democratic leaders have yet to make a move on the issue and that change -- will that change today, we wonder, molly henneberg, camped out on the hill, what this is democrats' strategy at play. >> reporter: that is what everybody is waiting to see, how the democrats will proceed with this and the nation's most high-profile democrat, president obama, will speak about the bush tax cuts later today. that is what we are given to expect. and, the tax cuts that are -- apply to virtually every taxpayer that are set to expire at the end of the year unless congress acts and the president said he wants to extend the tax cuts for households that make $250,000 or less and, democrats led my harry reid, are trying to figure out how to do that but as yet no bill is
on immigrant farm workers, including testimony from comedienne stephen colbert. then a speech by the palestinian president mahmoud a boss -- abbas. >> later, the author of "mad as hell." then i talk on immigration issues, the pathway to citizenship for children of some illegal aliens. and then, a talk on protecting student athletes from concussions. we will have your calls and e- mail. that is at 7:00 eastern on c- span. >> i really underestimated how big the job was. i had not been the minority whip. i jumped from minority whip to speaker overnight, and from a minority party that nobody thought was going to be in power to leaving -- two leading a wave of votes in the biggest increase in a party on an off year in american history. >> newt gingrich on a possible 2012 presidential bid and his history as speaker. >> the c-span network. coverage of politics, public affairs, nonfiction books, and american history. all available on television, radio, online, and social media networking sites. fine content any time through the c-span video library. and our local content vehicles are
tom vakar. ktvu, channel 2 news. >> the story of stephen slater was he fired or did he resign? that's the mystery involving the former jet blue flight attendant. the man who last month told off a plane full of passengers at new york's kennedy airport, opened an emergency slide and jumped out. jet blue announced it weekend only that slater no longer works for the airline and was not clear whether he resigned. his lawyer today said he was not fired and that he quit. slater himself has not commented. >> secretary of state hillary clinton set to travel to jerusalem next week to resume peace talks between israel and palestinian leaders. but the negotiations may now be in jeopardy. according to the state department, the talks are scheduled for september 15th. they are a contiation of negotiations that kick off last week in washington between israeli prime minister in the etanyahu and abbas. however, the first crisis in the peace talks is ruling. they will east restrictions in the east bank settlements, but if israel resumes construction the palestinian president warns he will pull out
one of his worst games in years. >> larod stephens-howling is howling all right, look at him take the kickoff 102 yards. there is your instant offense for you. cardinals get 7 points in just 14 seconds. but the energizer bunny, the raiders new starting quarterback, bruce gradkowski with the touchdown. 7-7 and darren mcfadden with his 2-yard td to give oakland the lead at halftime. it's the most first half points scored in five years. they hold particularly fitzgerald to two catches. raiders with time for one last drive, 4th and 10. it will give janikowski a chance to kick cannot game- winning field goal, but he misses wide, left. sebass misses three kicks today. this one, this 32-yard chipshot could have made up for all the team's previous mistakes in this game, 24-23, cardinals win. both teams had more than 100 yards in penalties and the raiders offense was just awful inside the red-zone all game. they now fall to 1-2 and host houston next sunday. >> kansas city has been down and out for several years, but the young chiefs seem to have a new sense of direction, optimism and tale
for the liberty weekend. >> stephens later will be flying high no longer. he was suspended after blowing up at a passenger in maine and escapes down the planes shoot. he has been fired giving him a one way ticket to unemployment line. it turned him into a folk hero with dozens of friends on this book. he still faces charges. >> kron 4 news weekend your labor day holiday, >> a lot of those i golden gate shows a beautiful beginning for , san mateo bridge fog been just 11 all nothing compared yesterday. let's check in with rain. >> good morning to you holiday weekend looks really nice nice on the beaches today said cruz smith '70s warm temperatures at the coast after day yesterday where we had fog proof of health winds 20-30 mi. an hour fantastic weather for the sierra. this is from last night just rows of the clear skies over the lake if that's what we will see today to mourn tuesday temperatures and to be '70s and the daytime: the mornings for starting out in the 30's monday morning actually getting down to freezing. agreed days of sunshine clear skies beautiful stuff. when future cast said
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. and one of the questions he tries to answer in his new book, do aliens exist? we're talking about stephen hawking. he asks do aliens exist? and also has made headlines that now, he's changed his mind. that we don't need god to explain the universe. >> wow. highly-controversial. but he is brilliant, as you said, george. >>> and can brain surgery stop obesity? we'll show you a radical, new treatment that one woman has undergone to control her food obsession through her brain. >> martin bashir investigated that for "nightline." we'll talk to him in a minute. >>> first of all, i'm going to take a stroll down here. one of the waciest show wackie have on tv. that's "wipe-out." jill wagner, ladies and gentlemen. a huge fan. huge fan. you all have seen "wipe-out." the obstacle course? >> how many want to be on the show? yeah. >> they're vying for -- have you seen what they do to contestants on the show? jill, you're right there, up close and personal. i'm wincing at home. what's it like being there? >> i can't tell you. i feel like a big kid every day. it's fun. we want you to come on the show,
. >>> tv personalities jon stewart and steven -- stephen cole bare. both rallies will be held september 30th, called "march to keep fear alive." >>> fox network officials said they've made a decision on new "american idol" judges but they are not revealing any names just yet. simon cowell, ellen degeneres and karady gatherdy have all left the show. the announcement will come next wednesday morning during the last of the contestant auditions for the next season. >> keep the suspense going. >> exactly. >> no suspense about the commute. you have to tell us how it is out there. >> i will. if you are trying to get into san francisco this morning, you will have to wait a little bit. there's about a ten-minute wait. once you get on bridge, it looks good. let's move to 880 northbound in oakland. the traffic is moving well. and the commute on the san mateo bridge looks okay. if you are going to palo alto avoid the accident for now, use embarcadero because of that structure fire near university and middlefield. here's steve. >>> a lot of clouds over us. in fact, increasing higher clouds, not just fo
drinking with jets players last night? >> no. i was at arianna's. >> up next, former car czar stephen rattner and what it took to save america's auto industry. . or the hundred-thousand mile powertrain warranty. over a thousand people a day are switching to chevy. they're not just trading in, they're trading up. qualified lessees can get low mileage lease on this 2011 malibu ls for around one ninety-nine a month. call for details. the switch to chevy starts at chevydealer.com. [ male announcer ] we all need people who will be there for us in life. people who say, "we're with you, no matter what." at wachovia and wells fargo, we're with you, when a house turns into a home... ...when a passion becomes a career... ♪ ...when a relationship turns into a lifetime... and when all the hard work finally pays off. we're with you when you need someone to stand by you. wachovia, wells fargo, and you. together we'll go far. that's why there's lubriderm® daily moisture. it contains the same nutrients naturally found in healthy skin. skin absorbs it better and it lasts for 24 hours. later gator.
's emergency rescue of the auto industry. stephen, good morning, i apologize, i was running. >> running is good for you. >> running in and out. why did you write this book? >> because i thought this was an enormous accomplishment by the obama administration. a singular accomplishment for which there was a beginning, a middle and almost an end and i thought the country deserved to understand. >> you're a guy who does not need the money, you do not need the attention, you don't need trouble and you know that you have talked about some of the things in this book that are going to capture some headlines and as a smart guy, you knew those would capture attention. did you think about it? >> i thought people would take a look at the book in its entirety. it was not some effort to telltales or talk out of school. >> but you do include some anecdotes of some interactions that you had with some key members of the administration. rahm emanuel denies some of the things that you say he said in the book, but one thing in particular you talk about buy it was important to bail out gm is that there were thousan
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